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Rainn Wilson

Distinguished Speaker Series to feature Rainn Wilson on Oct. 18

Best known for playing Dwight Schrute on NBC’s sitcom “The Office,” Rainn Wilson is an award-winning actor, comedian and New York Times best-selling author.

John Hay Library with the H. P. Lovecraft Memorial Plaque to the Right

Call of the Eco-Weird

Assistant Professor of Philosophy Brian Onishi digs into the work of H. P. Lovecraft as he researches "weird fiction" and its "eco-weird" subgenre.